Published: Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:45:54 +0000
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZThe South of France is a relaxing and beautiful place, an amazing mix of large cities, coastal towns and hilltop villages. This tour itinerary takes you through the best of the region.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZFrance has the best smart and stylish naturist resorts, and the coastline and weather. Discover the best naturist and nudism resorts in France.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZCheck the TGV route map for destinations and times to major cities in France. The TGV high-speed train serves most major cities of France. It also connects with express and local trains and connects to other European countries.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZWhen at a Paris cafe or restaurant, to tip or not to tip? Here's a guide on tipping at restaurants, in taxis, at hotels and more in Paris and France.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZDiscover the top ten sites in Provence. See Roman marvels, the Pope's Palace in Avignon, and national parks, river gorges and abbeys set in peaceful fields of lavender.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZApril is a wonderful month to visit France. Check out this guide to the weather, what to pack, and what to see as Spring arrives in France.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZCap d'Agde's Naturist Quarter is a nudist village unto itself, with its own grocery stores, bank, bakeries, nightclubs, yacht harbor and more.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZTop 10 Nice attractions from the Promenade des Anglais to the Matisse Museum. Nice is a fabulous city to visit all year round.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZIf you visit France one thing is certain: you'll be spending money. Make sure you get the most bang for your euro by following these DOs and DON'Ts to exchange euros.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZTop 20 most popular French Cities for international visitors begins with Paris. The capital, the city of light, is one of the world's favorite destinations.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZAny trip to France means considering the issue of euro vs. dollar for American travellers. So read this in advance and you might save enough for that top hotel and Michelin meals.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZWhen in France, do as the French as much as you can. Don't fight the French system, embrace the culture and you will look far less like a tourist and enjoy yourself more.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZMay is a wonderful month to visit France. Here is a guide to events, festivals and activities to keep visitors busy, including the Cannes Film Festival.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZThe French Riviera on the Mediterranean Cote d'Azur coast is one of the most popular visitor destinations in France. It's easy to see why.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZWant to bank naked? Shop naked? Dine naked? Buy baguettes at a brasserie naked? Visit Cap d'Agde, the world's capital of nudism.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZTry these saving tips for a budget stay in France. Check out lodging options, dining options, City Passes and public transport.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZMarch can be the last chance until fall to visit France on a budget. Here's a guide to weather, events and celebrations in March.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZIn planning your first trip to France, here are seven things to avoid that might make your visit less enjoyable.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZThe language barrier might prevent you from ordering the right coffee on the menu. Find out how to order coffee in France, be it a cafe au lait or espresso.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZThere are 7 main mountain ranges of France, running from the mighty Alps to the granite Morvan in Burgundy. All are both winter and summer playgrounds.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZThere are plenty of stereotypes about the French but don't be fooled by myths and urban legends. Here's the list of some of the most popular, and counter-claims from us.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZConsult this essential vacation packing checklist before your trip so you don't leave home without crucial items. Print it out and tick items off as you pack.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZUsing a toilet may seem the simplest of tasks, but French plumbing can catch you out. Find out what forms the johns take, how to flush, how much it might cost and more.
2017-02-26T11:45:54Z10 French foods most of us consider disgusting but the French consider as delicacies. You should try them once; you might become very French in your tastes.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZFrance in February can be beautiful, and whatever you choose it to be. Ski in the famous resorts; take in the carnivals and shop for bargains in the annual sales.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZThe quaint Ile Saint-Louis is a delightful island next to the Ile de la Cite. It's a wonderful oasis from the rush of the city, full of boutiques, cafes and restaurants. And it has its own ice cream.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZGo naked or topless in France where it's the norm on many beaches. Find out what you need to know before you expose all in this bare-skin-friendly country.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZNice Carnival is one of the oldest carnivals in the world. It's a glorious 12-day party taking over the Queen of the Riviera. Different days from February 11 to 26, 2017.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZThere are several differences between the French table manners and eating habits and American dinner etiquette. Here is a comparison.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZWhen entering France, there is a limit on items tourists can bring into the country without paying a duty. Here are some tips on customs regulations in France.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZLanguedoc-Roussillon Region is an undiscovered gem with breathtaking coastline, some of France's best cuisine, rich medieval history and amazing architecture.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZStrasbourg is the ultimate European city. It has flavours of both France and Germany, and sits right on the border of the two countries.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZMake that next trip to France (or elsewhere in Europe) go as smoothly as possible. These are items that you simply must have before hitting France. Check this travel packing list of what to pack for a France trip.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZFrance in September is a glorious month with less crowds and great weather. Here's a guide to what to see, what to pack and what the weather might do.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZWeather in France can be crucial to your vacation. Get detailed weather data on major French cities to plan your trip including rainfall, snow and temperatures..
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZNice is the Queen of the Riviera. But if you have time, try these easy days out from Nice and explore this wonderful part of southern France a little more. Start with Antibes.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZPlanning a trip to France in the winter? It's a great time to visit, so here's what to expect. All you need to know from cheap airfares to winter sports, fun festivals and Christmas fairs.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZRomantic Paris is one of the best cities in the world for couples and lovers. Find out the best spots to stay, eat, kiss and love your sweetheart.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZJune is a wonderful time to visit France with fewer crowds, beautiful weather, and great events. Find out more about visiting France in June.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZTravel insurance is an important consideration before international (or even domestic) travel. France has been hit by storms, fires and a heat wave that killed thousands. It's enough to make a traveler a little nervous. As a visitor, it is important to determine whether you need travel medical insurance, and which plan is best, before you leave home. Here is a guide to travel insurance.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZFrance has beautiful rivers flowing through its towns and villages. The longest rivers flow into the sea. Here are the top five, plus a few more.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZGuide to the top 6 things to do in Antibes from a walk through the old town to the Provencal market, from the Cap d'Antibes to Marineland and more.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZWhen in France, do as the French. If you know the hours of shops, museums, attractions and restaurants you won't be caught out. Use this guide to typical opening hours.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZProvence is a gorgeous region, and one of the most popular in France. Visit old abbeys in lavender fields, fortified villages on rocky hillsides, gorges, rivers and top castle hotels.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZPerpignan, near the Spanish border, is also part of Catalonia, the region that takes in both France and Spain. With its distinct identity, Perpignan is different from the other Mediterranean cities.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZGuide to Antibes on the Cote d'Azur in the south of France. It has everything: fortifications, winding streets, a great market, beaches and restaurants.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZCarcassonne is a perfect medieval city. Visit Europe's largest fortified city still standing today and one of France's major tourist draws.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZFrance has 41 very varied UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Here's my top selection, but check out the complete list here and see which are your favorites.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZHere is a visual step-by-step tutorial on popular and common street signs in France which help guide you when visiting France.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZThe largest French cities run from most-visited Paris to the Mediterranean city of Nice to the German-influenced Strasbourg. Here is a list of the largest French cities.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZYou'll find your own remote, undiscovered places, but here's my selections of the most underrated destinations in France, starting with the Auvergne.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZPau is a low-key, pleasant city in a superb location near the Pyrenees with historic ties to the English who flocked here in the 19th century.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZThis 3-day Nice itinerary starts in the Old Town at the colourful Cours Saleya market. Then stroll the famous Promenade des Anglais, explore artists' houses and museums and take a day trip out.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZA visitor's guide to the top artists museums in and around Nice from Renoir to Chagall, plus suggestions of nearby restaurants.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZSix major train stations in Paris link to different destinations. Discover which station to travel from, how to get there and links with French cities
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZFrance has some of the world's most beautiful Abbeys. All have a unique feeling of peace and fascinating histories, tied to the fortunes of their monastic orders.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZGet naughty in Paris. Visit the notorious Pigalle Place, the former red light district, epicenter of sex shops, peep shows, strip clubs and the Moulin Rouge.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZLille is one of north France’s most delightful cities. The capital of French Flanders is full of attractions in the city and nearby. Here is my list of the best.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZRoman France or Gaul was vitally important to the ancient Roman Empire. The ancient Romans built magnificent cities and left superb engineering works. Here is my list of the top Roman sites.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZShopping in a local market is one of the great pleasures of France and Provence has some of the best. Here's my guide to south France markets from cheese to antiques.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZThink of Paris and you think of luxury shopping. The City of Light has some of the best shopping in the world. Here is my short guide to the top luxury Paris shops from designer fashion to perfume.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZThe French eat rich foods, drink lots of wine and smoke. So why are they so thin and fit? Find out about the French diet, and the secrets to why it works.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZAugust is a top vacation month for visitors and for the French. Hot lazy days, late opening hours for attractions, pavement cafes and events, fairs and festivals make August a great time to visit.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZFrance's top car museums include the Schlumpf collection, the largest in the world. Check out where to see treasures like Panhards, De Dions, Benzs.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZTroyes is a well-preserved medieval town with old streets of restored, colorful half-timbered houses. It's easy to get to and has small historic hotels.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZTop 10 great things to do in France range from tasting authentic France to sampling bubbly, from walking the great trails with a donkey to visiting the Loire Valley
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZParis, the city of light, is filled with thousands of hotels, attractions, shops and restaurants. Get help focusing on where to stay, where to eat, where to go and more basics before you go to Paris.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZVisit a Champagne house or a vineyard. Here is the guide to visiting Pommery and other champagne houses in Reims, in Epernay and Troyes..
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZWith the euro building strength, especially against the dollar, it can make a trip to France and other European countries too expensive. There are lots of ways to cheat that bad euro exchange rate, just by simply making euro-saving decisions on where to go, when to go, where to stay, where to eat and what to do. Here are tips on saving euros in a bad exchange rate.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZThe Moulin Rouge cabaret show is easily one of Paris' most famous nightlife activities, but tickets can be hard to get. Here are various tickets and packages.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZFrance may have a village called St. Valentin in the Val de Loire region, but who first celebrated the saint of love, France or England? And who was he? Find out more here.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZHotel Eve is the only hotel in Cap d'Agde's popular naturist quarter. The hotel has renovated rooms and suites, heated pool, super-friendly staff, and a spa. Here are the pros and cons of this nudist lodging.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZMemorials and sites of World War II are dotted throughout Normandy, though the D-Day Landing Beaches are the most famous. Running along the glorious sandy beaches of Normandy, Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and Sword each have their own story in the events of the last part of World War II. If you can, start at the Memorial de Caen to get an overview of the 20th century and its major world wars.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZHow and why to take the train from London and the U.K. to your French ski destination. The advantages of the train over the plane includes time, convenience and pleasure.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZFind out how and if you can use your cell phone in France. Plus tips on how to rent a phone in France and buying a SIM Card, all of which will save you money.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZFrance tours provide a chance to enjoy sightseeing in France, whether you want a walking tour of one city or a major tour itinerary circling the country. Here is a list of top France tours, sightseeing tours and suggested France tour itineraries.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZIs France safe after the Bastille Day attack in Nice. Here is information to help you decide if you will travel to France this year and how to keep safe.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZIf you're planning a trip to France, take a quick look at this guide to each month in France. It will give you a brief idea of what to expect and links to more detailed information.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZOne of Nice's most divine pleasures is wandering the outdoor markets along the Cours Selaya. Find out the hours, details and themes for the various markets throughout Nice.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZAmerican tourists are concerned about not fitting in with inappropriate shoes. Find out what is and isn't appropriate for travelers when visiting France.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZCost of Travel Accommodation in France. Check out this Hotel Price Guide when you book your accommodation in France.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZOne of the best reasons to visit France is the wine. Here is information on the top regions, plus suggestions of tours, sights and routes.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZFrance is a bargain shopper's paradise if you know what to look for. Try the major outlet and discount malls dotted all round France, flea markets and local sales.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZMontpellier is a bustling and vibrant city in the south of France which has everything from the old town and ancient buildings to lively cafes and bars.
2017-02-26T11:45:54Z7 attractions in Paris draw over 30 million visitors yearly. With the hundreds of museums and monuments in the capital, be sure you catch the best spots.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZHere are 10 great movies set in France taking you from Paris to the French Riviera. They span the years and include some real classics.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZFrance used to be heaven for smokers; remember all those old films with smoky, sexy interiors? No longer. Read about the smoking bans in France before reaching for your cigarette.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZMaps of France and Paris are a must if you plan to visit. You can find rail and train maps, an interactive map of major French cities, online France country maps, lists of top road atlases and Paris city maps and more in this index of maps of France and Paris.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZVisit France and Paris in October Guide. What the weather is like, what to pack, what to see and some highlights from a very busy French calendar.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZThe Cours Saleya flower and vegetable market in the Old Town of Nice has wonderful fresh produce and pavement cafes. See all on this walking tour of the Cours Saleya.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZFrance has an astonishing range of accommodation from the top Palace hotels (just 16 of them) to family-run bed and breakfasts. Check out the options and choose the one that suits you best.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZCarnivals in France: Information on the main carnivals including Nice, Menton and more. Also suggestions of where to stay.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZParis has some beautiful views over its historic cityscape. Here's a list of the 5 most accessible for great photo opportunities
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZNimes in Languedoc is one of southern France's most popular cities. It's lively, has cultural and historic importance and a Spanish flavour and hosts spectacular Roman Games.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZNice for Food Lovers. If you're a foodie, Nice on the Mediterranean coast is for you. Here is a guide to market shopping, restaurants and a great cooking class.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZFrance has wonderful seaside resorts, from the sophisticated north coast to the glamorous Riviera, from Le Touquet to St Tropez, Nice and Cannes.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZBlois is a lovely town, dominated by the chateau which is open for visitors all year round. In a central position on the Loire River, it has plenty of variety for places to stay and restaurants. There's a hotel or bed and breakfast and a restaurant for every budget.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZJuan-les-Pins is a delightful French Riviera resort on the Cote d'Azur in southern France. Check out where to stay, eat and what to do in the Mediterranean town.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZThere are dozens of spas in France, from upscale spa resorts to charming small spa towns and villages. Some are expensive; others very reasonable.
2017-02-26T11:45:54ZThe city of Bourges at the southern end of the Loire Valley has a world-famous cathedral, an old quarter at its heart and good restaurants. Plus nearby chateaux, gardens and vineyards.